Sulfides (Base Metal), Hockley Salt Dome, Harris County, Texas
Locality: Hockley Salt Dome, Harris County, Texas
Mineralogy: Marcasite, pyrite, sphalerite, galena, acanthite and barite have been identified in the calcite and anhydrite zones in the cap rock of the Hockley Salt Dome (Kyle and Agee, 1988).
Specimen size: quarter slice of 8 inch core, 4.75 in long x 3.25 in wide x 3.5 in deep
Specimen weight: 1.1 kilograms
Shared by the Murphy Collection (AGMS).
Additional Information: In the polished section of this specimen alternating layers of calcite and anhydrite can be seen, the sulfide ore minerals concentrated in the anhydrite-rich zones.